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Hubert H. Humphrey Building - The Great Hall
200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C.
The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) is being held at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.
The Task Force will vote on the final draft Task Force recommendations for acute and chronic pain management.
The plan to disseminate information about best practices for pain management will be presented.
Registration: Members of the public are invited to register to attend in person or by webcast.
Please click on the registration button below and complete all required fields.
Online registration for in-person attendance will close on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
In-person registration for the meeting will be available during the meeting on May 9 and 10, 2019.
Please register using one of the following links:
Individuals who need special assistance, such as a sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should indicate the accommodation when registering or notify the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30, 2019. The subject line of the e-mail should read "PMTF Meeting Accommodations."
Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and
Friday, May 10, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).
The agenda will be posted soon.
Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments at the meeting on May 9, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Public comments made during the meeting will be limited to three minutes per person to ensure time is allotted for all those wishing to speak.
Individuals are also welcome to submit their written comments until May 6 through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=HHS-OS-2019-0003-0001
Written comments should not exceed one page in length.
14th Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium
May 30 - 31, 2019
Masur Auditorium and FAES Terrace
Building 10, NIH Campus
The Symposium begins at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 30 and
concludes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31.
Full Information Here:
Pre-conference registration will stay open
through Thursday, May 23, 2019
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As required by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA), the public has an opportunity to provide comments on the Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations (Draft Report) during this 90 day public comment period.
The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force developed the Draft Report which identified gaps or inconsistencies, and proposed updates to best practices and recommendations for pain management, including chronic and acute pain as required by CARA.
Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations management, patient advocacy, substance use disorders, mental health, and minority health.
This draft report describes preliminary recommendations of the Task Force that will be finalized and submitted to Congress in 2019, following a 90-day public comment period. Initial key concepts: